Country Music's tie to the 147th Kentucky Derby


George Strait's long-time manager, Erv Woolsey, has owned horses for years but this is his first shot at the Kentucky Derby .Saturday his horse SUPER STOCK will is ready to run after winning the Arkansas Derby. Super Stock's story is made for Hollywood. Co-owned in partnership with longtime icon in the racing world Keith Asmussen. The Asmussen family has a long line of horsemanship and racing wins, but the Run For the Roses has escaped them. Keith Asmussen was a jockey and his wife Marilyn a horse trainer. Their son and now trainer Steve Asmussen is one of the greatest and has two horses in this weekend's derby, Super Stock and and is looking for his first Derby win.

Here is a great story of how Super Stock made it to the Run For The Roses!